10th of November – Friday
19:00- St Davies Room – King’s College London
Recital Piano and voice: Clelia Iruzun [link to Clelia’s webpage] (piano) and Gabriella di Laccio [link to Gabriella’s webpge] (soprano)
GABRIELLA DI LACCIO – Soprano
Winner of the “ Air Europa Classical Act of the Year Award 2013”, lyric coloratura soprano Gabriella Di Laccio enjoys an international career that spans the genres of opera, oratorio and chamber music.Especially known for her virtuoso voice and much sought after in Baroque music she is also a devoted a performer of Contemporary repertoire. Gabriella Di Laccio has also established an important reputation performing Latin American classical repertoire in several solo concerts in the UK and abroad. Bringing freshness to older music and authority to new, Gabriella brings intensity to her performance, which transcends the traditional boundaries of classical music, introducing new and exuberant flavour and charisma. http://www.gabrielladilaccio.com/
With her combination of colourful Brazilian spirit and musicianship, London-based pianist Clélia Iruzun is one of the most exciting musicians to emerge onto the international scene in recent years.
Clélia studied at the School of Music at Rio de Janeiro Federal University and at the Royal Academy of Music graduating with the Recital Diploma and several prizes. Great Brazilian composers such as Francisco Mignone and Marlos Nobre have dedicated works to her.
Clélia Iruzun undertakes a busy international career as soloist having performed in Europe, the Americas and Asia. She has also appeared several times on radio and television in many countries, including broadcasts for BBC Radio 3.
She has made several successful CDs with a variety of repertoire, from Latin American composers to the Mendelssohn Concertos. She has just released a CD for the SOMM label with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing the concertos by Albeniz and Mignone. www.cleliairuzun.com
Lundú da Marquesa de Santos
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Canção para uma valsa lenta
Canção do vento e da chuva